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Wed May 29, 2024, 09:12 AM May 29

VA board considers ousting GOP election official accused of sharing voting machine info

In a May 14 letter to the Virginia State Board of Elections, election officials in Charles City — a small community between Richmond and Williamsburg — formally requested the ouster of local Electoral Board Member Maria A. Kinney, a Republican who just joined the board in January.

The cause listed in the request was “severe dereliction of duties,” including a claim Kinney allowed a former Charles City County GOP chair, Irene Churins, to view election equipment passwords during an accuracy test.

Kinney’s two colleagues on the board — Republican Gerald Barnes and Democrat Kermit White — signed onto the letter seeking her removal, as did Registrar DeNay L. Harris, who serves in a nonpartisan role and reports to the three board members.

Documents shared with the state board accuse Kinney of disregarding election policies, battling colleagues over how to keep and publish meeting minutes and reportedly telling others she considers herself a “sovereign citizen.” That term usually refers to a staunchly anti-government movement whose members claim they’re exempt from laws they deem illegitimate.

Source/more: https://virginiamercury.com/2024/05/28/virginia-board-considers-ousting-gop-election-official-accused-of-sharing-voting-machine-info/

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VA board considers ousting GOP election official accused of sharing voting machine info (Original Post) PunkinPi May 29 OP
"considers" ??? Think. Again. May 29 #1
No shit! 2naSalit May 29 #2
Yep, they are rightwingers handling election materials and processes... Think. Again. May 29 #3
Indeed, that is who they are. 2naSalit May 29 #4
That's my hope too... Think. Again. May 29 #5

Think. Again.

(11,987 posts)
1. "considers" ???
Wed May 29, 2024, 09:22 AM
May 29

What's to consider?

This is exactly the kind of activity rightwingers are doing and will continue to do to screw with the election.

Not only do they need to be immediately removed after pulling stunts like this, we need to be proactive to make it impossible for them to do it in the first place.

They are rightwingers, they shouldn't be allowed near ANY sensitive material.

Think. Again.

(11,987 posts)
3. Yep, they are rightwingers handling election materials and processes...
Wed May 29, 2024, 09:37 AM
May 29

Rightwingers, the same people who attempted a coup on Jan. 6.


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4. Indeed, that is who they are.
Wed May 29, 2024, 09:51 AM
May 29

I hope, but don't expect it in my lifetime, that these assholes can be rooted out of the government to the degree that they have little to no power over policy and rights decisions.

Think. Again.

(11,987 posts)
5. That's my hope too...
Wed May 29, 2024, 11:10 AM
May 29

That would have to happen if America is ever going to fullfill the promise it was founded for.

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